Evolution: The value of information

Modelling and experiments have shown that strategic information can undermine ‘altruistic’ cooperation. Using a model that varies the distribution of costs for finding out, it is now shown that information can also promote self-interested ‘strategic’ cooperation.

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Bear, A., Rand, D. Evolution: The value of information. Nat Hum Behav 1, 0156 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0156

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